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  |   June 24th - July 1st, 2022

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Andrew Mackin B.Sc., B.V.M.S.

Diplomate, ACVIM
Professor, Small Animal Medicine and Head, Dept. of Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Mississippi State University

 

Alyssa Sullivant, DVM, M.S.

Diplomate, ACVIM
Assistant Professor, Small Animal Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
Mississippi State University

Seminar Schedule:

Seminar schedule subject to change

Day Port Arrive Depart
Friday June 24 Seattle    4.00pm
Saturday June 25

At sea

Seminars

 

8:00am

 

1:00pm

Sunday June 26

Ketchikan

7:00am

4:00pm

Monday June 27

Endicott Arm 

Juneau

5:30am

1:30pm

 

10:00am

10:00pm

 

Tuesday, June 28

Skagway

Inside Passage

7:00am

6:30pm

6:00pm

10:30pm

Wednesday June 29

At Sea

Seminars

 

8:00am

 

1:00pm

Thursday June 30

Victoria

Seminars

5:30pm

8:00am

11.59pm

1:00pm

Friday July 1 Seattle 6:00am  

Seminar Topics:

Is it immune, infectious or inflammatory?

  • Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia

  • Immune-Mediated Thrombocytopenia

  • Immune-Mediated Polyarthritis

  • Immunosuppressive Therapy 

  • Fever of Unknown Origin

  • Bone Marrow Collection

  • Infectious Causes of GI Disease

  • Inflammatory Causes of GI Disease

  • Protein-Losing Enteropathies: Diagnosis and Management 

  • Beyond Immunosuppression: Treatment Options for the GI patient

  • Inflammatory VS Infectious Hepatic Diseases 

  • Practical Enteral Feeding 

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Seminar Speakers

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 15 CE hrs.  IVS is also an approved provider in NY.

This program has been submitted for 15 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions, which recognize AAVSB’s RACE approval; however, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and /or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call IVS at 800-487-5650 for further information.

IVS complies with the following guidelines:

  • Speakers are recognized specialists
  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 15 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Accommodations

Alaska cruise aboard Celebrity Cruises

Alaska cruise aboard Celebrity Cruises "Solstice"

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Experience a vacation like no other aboard Celebrity Solstice. Relax and enjoy unforgettable spaces, world-class amenities, and all of the distinct features that make our cruises so extraordinary. Enjoy all of the award-winning onboard experiences as we make our way to incredible destinations. Our stylish accommodations include Concierge Class staterooms and spa-inspired AquaClass® with exclusive clean cuisine dining at Blu. The Retreat® experience includes private restaurant dining and 24/7 lounge. Enjoy dining options that include distinctive restaurants with menus crafted by Michelin-starred chefs and the most awarded wine collection at sea. Play your favorite outdoor games, catch a concert, or just take in some sun at The Lawn Club. Invigorate your senses and discover an amazing level of soothing spa treatments at The Spa. Relax, rest, and recharge aboard Celebrity Solstice and we’ll take care of every detail, so all you have to do is enjoy your vacation.

If only life on land was as good as life on Celebrity Solstice.

 

Rooms

Visit Celebrity Cruise’s staterooms

Suites:

Celebrity Cruises® suite accommodations set the standard for modern luxury. Unparalleled comfort and convenience come standard, as well as exceptional amenities and exclusive onboard experiences. From personal butler service to private restaurants and lounges, this is what it means to live The Suite Life.

Aqua: 

When you stay in our signature AquaClass® staterooms, you’ll enjoy luxurious spa elements infused into the stateroom experience, savor clean cuisine with exclusive dining at Blu restaurant, and escape to the SEA Thermal Suite on our Celebrity Edge® Series ships or Persian Garden on our Celebrity Millennium® Series and our Celebrity Solstice® Series ships. Relax with AquaSpa® treatments arranged by your personal spa concierge and feel rejuvenated with wellness classes such as meditation and yoga.

Concierge Class:

Little details make a world of difference, and now our meticulously thought out Concierge Class staterooms are even better. Featuring new services, amenities, and exclusive events, step inside and discover a space that is so much more than a room—it’s an experience. As a Concierge Class guest, your team of dedicated professionals will take care of all your vacation needs. From Priority Check-In—when you’re greeted by your Concierge—to the moment you head back home, we’re there to assist you.

Verandas:  

Ample indoor and outdoor space come together to create your private sanctuary at sea. Your personal veranda lets you greet the day, enjoy fresh sea breezes, and soak in breathtaking sunsets

Ocean view Staterooms:

Expansive views make Ocean View Staterooms on the Celebrity Sostice the ideal place to unwind at sea. These perfectly indulgent spaces come furnished with Celebrity’s eXhale™ bedding featuring a luxury Queen-sized mattress and everything else a modern traveler needs.

Inside Staterooms:  

Your escape at sea, Inside Staterooms offer ample living space, including a sitting area and a flat screen TV. Each inside stateroom on board Celebrity Solstce includes world-class amenities.

 

Price

Please note that to register for this seminar you must reserve your cabin thru our travel company.  We request this as it allows us to provide you with quality, practical CE while you cruise to Alaska.

With the constantly changing pricing associated with cruising, please contact our office for the latest prices.

Please call IVS for pricing & booking.  (800) 487-5650

Also now, every Celebrity cruise always includes drinks, Wi-Fi, and tips* on every sailing, in every room, every time. Click here for details

 

Here are examples of our group rates for different classes: please call our office for current pricing as it changes constantly.

Here are examples of our group rates for different classes (pricing includes all taxes & Govt. fees) per person:

Aqua class: A2 – $2542.62

Concierge: C2 – $2342.62

Concierge: C3 – $2242.62

Balcony: 1B – $2267.62

Balcony: 2B – $2197.62

Inside cabin: class 09 – $1682.62

Inside cabin: class 10 – $1662.62

$250 DEPOSIT PER PERSON AT TIME OF BOOKING. FINAL PAYMENT IS ON APRIL 3, 2022

Terms

  • What is not included:

Air transportation; transfers to and from the ship in Seattle; items of a personal nature, such as shore excursions, specialty restaurant fees, some beverages, photographs, medical services, seminar registration.

Bus transfers to and from the ship (connecting to and from Seattle International Airport) can also be purchased from Celebrity- just ask the IVS office.

Payment Schedule:$250 DEPOSIT PER PERSON AT TIME OF BOOKING. FINAL PAYMENT IS ON APRIL 3, 2022

CANCELLATION POLICY:

74-57 days prior to sailing- you will lose your deposit of $250.00 per person
56-29 days prior to sailing – you will lose 50% of cruise fare
28-15 days prior to sailing – you will lose 75% of cruise fare
14- 0 days prior to sailing- there is no refund.

We recommend Travel insurance which can be purchase through our office.

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Area Attractions

Shore excursions

Make your cruise even more personal by purchasing Shore and Land Excursions. In order to reserve excursions online, make sure you have made at least one payment towards your cruise. Please call 1-800-487-5650 for your reservation number then visit Celebrity Cruise lines shore excursions. 

Cruise itinerary- subject to change

JUNE 25      SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 5:00p
JUNE 26   AT SEA
JUNE 27   KETCHIKAN, ALASKA 7:00a – 4:00p
JUNE 28   ENDICOTT ARM FJORD 5:30a – 10:00a
JUNE 28   JUNEAU, ALASKA 1:30p – 10:00p
JUNE 29   SKAGWAY, ALASKA 7:00a – 6:00p
JUNE 29   ALASKA INSIDE PASSAGE 6:30P – 10:30P
JUNE 30  AT SEA
JULY 1  VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA 5:30p -11:59p
JULY 32 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 6:00a

Getting There

Airport

Fly to the Seattle International Airport.

Out travel office can assist you with flights to and from Seattle and answer any questions concerning when you should arrive and depart. Please call 800-487-5650

Local Transportation Information

For easy transfer to the ship- Our office can arrange bus transfer to and from the ship. Call 800-487-5650

IVS Travel Group Info

You must book your cruise thru our travel group to be able to register for the seminar.

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $945.00

Register By:  March 15, 2022

Advanced: $965.00

Register By:  April 20, 2022

Regular: $985.00

Register After:  April 20, 2022

We have closed the online method of seminar registration.

Please note that registration is open and there is room on the ship but to register you must reserve your cabin thru our travel company- please call 800-487-5650. We ask that you do this as it allows us to provide quality, practical CE on the cruise.

Veterinary technicians are welcome- there is an $80 seminar registration discount

Registration Includes:

We have closed the online method of seminar registration- please note that there is room on the ship but to register you must reserve your cabin thru our travel company- please call 800-487-5650. We ask that you do this as it allows us to provide quality, practical CE on the cruise.

  • 15 CE hours

  • Complete seminar notes

  • Certificate of completion

  • Welcome reception for all

Seminar Registration:

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  • Alaska cruise
    June 24, 2022 - July 1, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 pm

Register online

Online registration is easy and fast.  

But please confirm your hotel reservations prior to completing your registration. Many Hotels are selling out many months ahead of our seminars. If you need to book a hotel room, click the link to the online hotel registration page.  If none is available for your selected seminar, please fill out our hotel request form or contact our office at 800-487-5650.  Please note that hotel rooms are not confirmed until you receive confirmation from the hotel (if you booked online thru our group link) or from our office for hotels that do not offer the online link.

IVS is now required by AAVSB RACE to upload your completed attendance into their “RACEtrack” system. Your state of license and your license number are required for all seminars starting in January 2022. More information is available at https://www.aavsb.org/ce-services/racetrack

Questions?  

For regular seminars: ivseminars@yahoo.com

Passport Information

For International Travel

Passport requirements for international travel

Please note that all passengers traveling by air to or from the United States will be required to hold a valid passport. This requirement applies to all passengers, including U.S. citizens, traveling to and from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.

When planning international travel, please be sure that you are in possession of all required documents for both outbound and return flights. Remember to allow ample time for acquiring official travel documents.

For complete information on the U.S. Department of State’s New Travel Initiative Requirements, please visit travel.state.gov.